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Nation Educational

One lesson that every nation can learn from China is to focus more on creating village-level enterprises, quality health services and educational facilities.

- A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Love Before

You learn a lot about love before you ever get there. You learn at least as much about love from books as you do from watching your parents.

- A. S. Byatt

Song Pop Song

You have to learn how to act a pop song. You have to find the balance of the pop from the pop song and the lyrical significance of the scene you are in.

- Aaron Lazar

Some Gotten

I've gotten to learn what's important in life and what's not important, and what to spend energy on and what not to. I don't have a family like some of my teammates, but I have a lot of things pulling at me that I have to put my energy into.

- Aaron Rodgers

Trust Feet

I've spent years trying to time up my drops with my throws. You learn to listen to your feet and trust your positions.

- Aaron Rodgers

Learned Been

We look at the world and see what we have learned to believe is there. We have been conditioned to expect... but, as photographers, we must learn to relax our beliefs.

- Aaron Siskind

Art College

You know how when you get older you actually want to learn? When I went to college, I wasn't as interested in the art history classes as I am now.

- Abbi Jacobson

Death Guard

Become an internationalist and learn to respect all life. Make war on machines. And in particular the sterile machines of corporate death and the robots that guard them.

- Abbie Hoffman

Always Still

In China, I realized that if you visit often enough and learn the language, you will be assimilated, but you'll still be kept at arm's length; you'll always be looked on as a foreigner.

- Abigail Washburn

More Noticed

I've noticed that the more I open up, the more I learn.

- Abigail Washburn

Kind Should

He who fears to weep, should learn to be kind to those who weep.

- Abu Bakr

Deal Should

He who aspires to paradise should learn to deal with people with kindness.

- Abu Bakr

Like Rather

I was rather foolish in saying that I did not like arithmetic and to learn figures when I did - I was not thinking quite what I was about. The sums can be done better, if I tried, than they are.

- Ada Lovelace

Study Kindergarten

My kindergarten teacher encouraged me to learn, as did my school headmaster, who gave me a grant to study.

- Ada Yonath

Rest Sure

In the military, you learn the essence of people. You see so many examples of self-sacrifice and moral courage. In the rest of life, you don't get that many opportunities to be sure of your friends.

- Adam Driver

Education About

The mark of higher education isn't the knowledge you accumulate in your head. It's the skills you gain about how to learn.

- Adam Grant

Study Figure

I'm extremely fascinated by marriage. I want to study marriage. I want to learn about it. I want to know it. I want to figure out whether or not I want to do it. I'm not just going to leap into it, because that's not good for anybody.

- Adam Levine

Mistake Perfect

The most valuable thing you can make is a mistake - you can't learn anything from being perfect.

- Adam Osborne

Best Product

We can learn from IBM's successful history that you don't have to have the best product to become number one. You don't even have to have a good product.

- Adam Osborne

Making Use

If you're not making use of even the most routine assignment to learn something, realize that many of your colleagues and coworkers are.

- Adena Friedman

Business Away

Politicians and bureaucrats must learn to stay away from the day-by-day functioning of business.

- Adi Godrej

Younger Then

If we all understood we can learn from both older and younger people, then we'd have a better world.

- Adora Svitak

Other Lives

We learn from each other. We learn from others' mistakes, from their experience, their wisdom. It makes it easier for us to come to better decisions in our own lives.

- Adrian Grenier

Everyone Lot

We have a lot to learn from everyone.

- Adrian Grenier

Old Men Even

It is good even for old men to learn wisdom.

- Aeschylus

I Wish Been

I wish my parents had been more strict and made me learn more instruments.

- Agnes Obel

Young Spanish

From a young age, I was encouraged to sing, dance and learn folk and popular songs in Spanish.

- Ailyn Perez

Kind Still

Know what is in your heart. But definitely go to school and learn as much as you can, and if wrestling is still what you want, find a good wrestling school and kind of learn as much information about it as you can. If I did it, this tiny thing, anyone can do it.

- AJ Lee

Love Very

Love is a complicated emotion because you can learn something or hear something that goes against what you have come to know personally. It can be very challenging to what you believe.

- Aja Naomi King

Trust Been

I'm a little bit of a control freak, so it's been nice to learn to let go and just trust others.

- Aja Naomi King

Going Always

You learn, even at 'S.N.L.,' that the funniest scripts a lot of the time were written with the actor, because they know what makes people laugh. It's always going to be better if they own it.

- Akiva Schaffer

Business Rocket

The thing that interests me least about the radio business is the radio business. But I've had to learn a little bit about it. It's not rocket science: You get ratings, that's good.

- Al Franken

I See Good Ideas

I see religion as a storehouse of lots of really good ideas that a secular world should look at, raid, and learn from.

- Alain de Botton

May Most

There may be significant things to learn about people by looking at what annoys them most.

- Alain de Botton

Love Need

Love is something that we need to learn.

- Alain de Botton

Lesson Enriching

Failure is enriching. It's also important to accept that you'll make mistakes - it's how you build your expertise. The trick is to learn a positive lesson from all of life's negative moments.

- Alain Ducasse

More Need

People need to learn to live with more risk.

- Alain Robert

February Languages

What I look for these days is that I don't have long speeches, the characters gets to sit down a lot, I don't have to learn any foreign languages, and it doesn't shoot in Minneapolis in February. That's mainly what I look for.

- Alan Arkin

Bottom Everybody

It's - everybody's looking at the bottom line all the time, and failure doesn't look good on the bottom line, and yet you don't learn anything without failing.

- Alan Arkin

Think Needs

I don't think there's any one definition, but to do effective political work you have to have vision and practicality, and learn how to persuade people that what you feel needs to be done does need to be done.

- Alan Cranston


I learn from experience.

- Alan Dershowitz

Country Read

The way I work: I pick a country. I learn the political history - I mean I really learn it; I read until it sinks in. Once I read the political history, I can project and find the clandestine history. And then I people it with the characters.

- Alan Furst

Museums Places

Museums are good things, places to look and absorb and learn.

- Alan King

Go About

You learn real early to make a film and then duck, and basically that's how I go about it.

- Alan Rudolph

Buy Instinct

The entrepreneurial instinct is in you. You can't learn it, you can't buy it, you can't put it in a bottle. It's just there and it comes out.

- Alan Sugar

Money Once

Money is all right but once you have it you learn it's not the be all and end all.

- Alan Sugar

Live You

You live, you learn.

- Alanis Morissette

Hope Questioning

Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.

- Albert Einstein

Will Again

Man must cease attributing his problems to his environment, and learn again to exercise his will - his personal responsibility in the realm of faith and morals.

- Albert Schweitzer

Accomplish Inclusion

When you do learn these things, when you understand what inclusion is, then we can accomplish greater things together.

- Aldis Hodge

Always Going

I've always known I wanted to be in design somehow. It was going to be architecture, but I would've had to quit acting for it. I realized with horology, I could learn at my own pace.

- Aldis Hodge

Important Most

Men do not learn much from the lessons of history and that is the most important of all the lessons of history.

- Aldous Huxley

Allow Prejudices

From their experience or from the recorded experience of others (history), men learn only what their passions and their metaphysical prejudices allow them to learn.

- Aldous Huxley

More Will

I hope people will learn more about agriculture in America. About locally grown farming and about water conservation. About how much pollution results from beef and pig farming.

- Alec Baldwin

Very Soaps

Soaps are the best. They really are. If you can do a soap, well, you can do anything. You have to learn pages of dialogue very quickly.

- Alec Baldwin

Kind Some

Some people go to acting classes to learn. I just kind of went for the dates.

- Alex Rocco

Grandparents Sought

My grandparents bowed to the Americans and sought to learn from them. My parents sought to be them.

- Alex Tizon

Perfect Realised

Everything doesn't have to be perfect, I've realised. You can learn as you go.

- Alexa Chung

Play Violin

I play guitar a bit. I'm trying to learn drums - I feel like I can play violin. I've never tried, but I just feel like I can.

- Alexa Chung

Want Go

I don't ever want to stop learning. And I really want to learn French fluently. It would be great to go and live in France.

- Alexa Chung

Start Critical

It is critical that kids start to learn the value of money, short-term and long-term saving and budgeting at an early age.

- Alexa Von Tobel

Education Think

Learn to think continentally.

- Alexander Hamilton

Will Best Way

The best way to learn how to work with actors is to have had experience of trying to act yourself - it will teach you humility if nothing else.

- Alexander Mackendrick

Give How

Give yourself enough time to really learn how to cook.

- Alexandra Guarnaschelli

Embrace Embarrassed

As a music supervisor, you learn to embrace the best of every genre, and I really have to say there's nothing that I'm embarrassed of.

- Alexandra Patsavas

Boundaries How

We have to establish time boundaries and learn how to say no.

- Alexandra Stoddard

Brazil Before

I went to Brazil to learn more about my body and my physique: what to do before training, during training, after training, even after the match.

- Alexandre Pato

Person Lot

You learn a lot about a person when you work together.

- Alexis Denisof

Young Tell

Well, I tell young people to be successful today that, first of all, that what you learn today directly impacts what you earn tomorrow. This is a knowledge-based economy.

- Alexis Herman

Believe Classroom

I don't believe that you can learn acting in a classroom.

- Ali Fazal

Use Amount

I'm much faster now. When you only have a certain amount of time to write, after a while you learn to use your time well or you stop writing.

- Alice Hoffman

Play Seemed

I can't play bridge. I don't play tennis. All those things that people learn, and I admire, there hasn't seemed time for. But what there is time for is looking out the window.

- Alice Munro

Always Going

We should learn to accept that change is truly the only thing that's going on always, and learn to ride with it and enjoy it.

- Alice Walker

Ourselves Enemies

We must, all of us, learn actually not to have enemies, but only confused adversaries who are ourselves in disguise.

- Alice Walker

Cook Going

The biggest thing you can do is understand that every time you're going to the grocery store, you're voting with your dollars. Support your farmers' market. Support local food. Really learn to cook.

- Alice Waters

World About

It's around the table and in the preparation of food that we learn about ourselves and about the world.

- Alice Waters

Need Communicate

If we want children to learn to tend the land and nourish themselves and have conversations at the table, we need to communicate with them in ways that are positive.

- Alice Waters

Song Play

When I was first learning songs, I'd have a favorite song, and I'd take the chords and twist them around. I'd learn the chords and then play them backward. That was my first experimenting with writing a song.

- Alicia Keys

Danish Nuances

In 'A Royal Affair' I had to learn to act like a queen and learned Danish. It's so much different to act in another language. It's the nuances in the words.

- Alicia Vikander

Learning New

We learn differently as children than as adults. For grown-ups, learning a new skill is painful, attention-demanding, and slow. Children learn unconsciously and effortlessly.

- Alison Gopnik

Understand Quickly

The real excitement is collaborating with computer scientists and neuroscientists and starting to understand in detail how children learn so much so quickly.

- Alison Gopnik

Like Looked

If you wanted to design a robot that could learn as well as it possibly could, you might end up with something that looked a lot like a 3-year-old.

- Alison Gopnik

Bad Rather

If people really want to know and learn from history, why do they want bad history? Why don't they want good history? Wouldn't you rather know the truth, rather than the legend?

- Alison Weir

Deal Allen

When you win, everything is everything. But when you lose, it's all about Allen Iverson and Larry Brown. When we win, I know that I get the praise and Larry Brown gets the praise, but when we lose, it's on me and Larry Brown. That's something that I have to learn to accept and deal with.

- Allen Iverson

Thick Skin Some

I had to learn that some people are just not going to like you. I had to have thick skin when I would see what people would say or write about me.

- Allen Iverson

Learning Been

It has been said that 80% of what people learn is visual.

- Allen Klein

Rest Like

There are lots of things about me that aren't like the rest of my friends. But I try to learn as much about millennials as I can so I can stay afloat among them.

- Allison Williams

Experience Through

My experiences have taught me a lot and I'm happy with my learnings, if not with what I went through to learn.

- Ally Sheedy

Thought Meant

If you have parents with a healthy relationship, you don't learn that you don't have to be married. I thought being a healthy adult meant you had to have a spouse. I didn't know any different.

- Alyssa Milano

Very Quickly

You learn very quickly what people are so enamored with, and it's not necessarily me.

- Amanda Seyfried

Having Proliferation

One of the strangest results of having your name on a book jacket is the proliferation of people who know one narrow aspect of your life and are suddenly surprised to learn there's more.

- Amelia Atwater-Rhodes

Sometimes About

Whether it's in the right way or sometimes the wrong way, you learn about life and its lessons.

- Amelie Mauresmo

Love Including

I love human beings. I believe that there is so much to learn from every person you meet, including a child.

- Amisha Patel

Both Sides Contain

If we don't stop somewhere, if we don't accept an unhappy compromise, unhappy for both sides, if we don't learn how to unhappily coexist and contain our burned sense of injustice - if we don't learn how to do that, we end up in a doomed state.

- Amos Oz

Theatre Involved

There's such a work ethic involved in theatre that you can't learn in L.A.

- Amy Adams

Think I Think

I think that as you get older, you learn to live in yourself more securely.

- Amy Smart

Like Before

I like to go somewhere where I learn something I didn't know before, like the Dry Tortugas between Florida and Cuba.

- Amy Tan

Start Sooner

You learn you have to accept the way things are, and the sooner you accept them, the sooner you become at peace with them, and then the things start to get better.

- Ana Ivanovic

Watching Started

I understood that without English I would never get far, so my dream was to become a receptionist, and so I started to learn English from watching 'Sesame Street.'

- Anchee Min

Other Cops

Cops and robbers resemble each other, so there's not a lot to learn in terms of learning the logistics of committing the crime or investigating the crime.

- Andre Braugher